2014 Oregon Natural Resources Tour

June 12, 2014

 

“From Our Farm to Your Table”

 
Contact Katie Fast for registration information

 

Wilsonville Start

8:30 Depart from Oregon Association of Nurseries

 

Salem Start

8:45 Depart from Oregon Farm Bureau Offices 

 

9:30 AM 

 

PEARMINE FARM, DIVERSIFIED MULTI-GENERATIONAL FARM

 

Transitioning the farm to the next generation, the on-the-farm challenges of the Food Safety Modernization and Implementation Act, importance of agricultural labor, view water quality projects and discuss protection of pollinators

 

12:30 PM 

 

MISSION LANE FARMS, DAIRY OPERATION

 

Animal health and care, implementation of water quality protections on the farm, Oregon’s Confined Animal Feeding Program

 

2:30 PM

 

MARION AG & HOCKETT FARMS, AG RETAIL & FARMING OPERATION

 

Use of technology in agriculture, agricultural chemicals and fertilizers and the importance of the laws that regulate their use

 

Day concludes with a reception serving hors d’ourves and Oregon refreshments

 

5:30 PM Buses Depart